The upsurge of Chinese gamblers in Manila has given rise to a new employment opportunity for rogue police. Photo: AFPThe upsurge of Chinese gamblers in Manila has given rise to a new employment opportunity for rogue police. Photo: AFP
The upsurge of Chinese gamblers in Manila has given rise to a new employment opportunity for rogue police. Photo: AFP

How rogue officers in the Philippines contract themselves out to Chinese loan sharks for kidnappings

  • The booming gambling industry in the Philippines has given rise to new opportunities for moonlighting officers
  • Chinese loan sharks have found a talented pool of Filipinos who provide services such as snatching victims and guarding them until ransom is paid

Topic |   The Philippines
The upsurge of Chinese gamblers in Manila has given rise to a new employment opportunity for rogue police. Photo: AFPThe upsurge of Chinese gamblers in Manila has given rise to a new employment opportunity for rogue police. Photo: AFP
The upsurge of Chinese gamblers in Manila has given rise to a new employment opportunity for rogue police. Photo: AFP
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